2-1-1 Information & Referral
- Connects over 20,000 Ventura County callers each year with information about services available to them, including: basic needs resources (i.e. food, clothing, and shelter), physical and mental health resources, domestic violence services, substance abuse services, employment support, rent and utility assistance, senior services, services for persons with disabilities, support for children, youth and families, legal assistance and much more.
- Maintains the only comprehensive database of health and human services in Ventura County.
- Services are available in English and Spanish through bilingual staff and in 150 additional languages through phone interpretation services.
- Launched on February 11, 2005 and was the first active 2-1-1 in the state of California.
2-1-1 Ventura Partners
2-1-1 Ventura County is a program of Interface Children & Family Services, in partnership with United Way of Ventura County and First 5 of Ventura County.
Thank You to 2-1-1 Ventura's Supporters
We are sustained by additional support from: the County of Ventura, the County of Ventura Health Care Agency, the County of Ventura Human Services Agency, and the Cities of Camarillo, Ventura, Oxnard, Simi Valley, Port Hueneme, Moorpark, Ojai and Thousand Oaks.
For Service Providers
Click here to add or update 2-1-1 Ventura County resource database information about your services or to request 2-1-1 Ventura County information or materials.
Click here to view the 2-1-1 Ventura County Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria information about organizations and programs included in the 2-1-1 database.
What is 2-1-1?
2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember number to call for information about health and human services.
2-1-1 is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and help is available in multiple languages (including Spanish).
2-1-1 also provides incident specific information during times of disaster, including road closures and shelters.
2-1-1 has been designated by the Federal Communication Commission for community information and referral services, just as 9-1-1 is set aside for emergency services.
Find out more about 2-1-1 availability across the country at http://211us.org.
Interface 2-1-1 Services
In addition to operating the 2-1-1 Ventura County program, Interface 2-1-1 provides 2-1-1 Call Center services to eight additional counties around the state.